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Art of the Ancient Americas Highlights

This collection comprises approximately 1,500 objects, crossing cultural boundaries from the Olmec to the Inca and spanning more than 3,000 years. Its strength lies in the art of the Maya and their predecessors and also includes strong representative holdings from Costa Rica, West Mexico, and the Andean regions.

Model of a Ballgame with Spectators
Portrait Vessel with a Stirrup Spout
Female Figure with a Child
Female Captive
Tripod Vessel with Flower Mountain and Solar Deities
Grinning Male Figure
Wool Pile Cap
Head, originally from a Figure, reused as a Pendant
Cacao Vessel with Floral Design
Lidded Vessel with Peccaries, Bird, and Fish
Finial with bird-helmeted figure
Potato-shaped Vessel with Plants and Animals